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The high transaction costs of trading in fantasy baseball

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Postby ordinarygenius » Tue May 22, 2007 7:06 pm

Well, if a friend laughs at you for three months because he got you in a trade, I would call that a pretty high "transaction cost".!+)
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Postby samjerky » Tue May 22, 2007 7:07 pm

Amatter32 wrote:Most leagues have little trading because it is difficult to communicate.


That's another problem. Because you don't know the value of the player to the opposing owner, you try to go as low as possible, hoping to work out a deal later. But the guy sees it as a low-ball, and angrily denies the trade without shooting something back, even if it could help him. Happens often, I think, and would be helped in a communacitive league.
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Postby dracovonborax » Tue May 22, 2007 10:25 pm

i find the biggest problem is managers sticking to the value the player had on draft day. i don't care if i only gave $11 for Bonds..he is playing at a much higher value and i'm not going to deal for your $13 guy that is playing like crap. :)
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